Kimberly Peil

The Craftiness Continues

In Uncategorized on January 6, 2012 at 4:18 pm

I think I have become addicted to sewing.  I am not sure if it is because I actually love it, or if I am just using it as a tool to avoid work.  What I do know is that sewing has come in very handy.  I was looking over my Target baby registry the other day, and realized that there were several things on there that I could make for about 1/4 of the price.  And so I started sewing away!

So here is what I made for baby boy over the past two days:

Sock Monkey/Minky Blanket

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It’s just a big square.  Easy enough, right?  Plus, I think Sock Monkey stuff is adorable.

 

Car Seat Cover

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This is also just another big square, with some rounded corners, with some Velcro loops.  Cluck Cluck Sew provided the great tutorial.  I am much more of a baby-wearing hippie, but there are the few times when you just don’t want to wake your sleeping baby.  I didn’t even know they made these things.  And while I blanket should suffice, it really does not.  It is impossible to carry the car seat with a blanket thrown over the handle.

This weekend I am planning on making padded car seat strap covers,  because I make chubby babies, whose necks get scratched up by the mean car seat straps.  

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